At the Missouri Day Festival opening ceremonies Thursday night, Trenton dentist Paul Cox discussed the family’s four generations of dentistry and praised the city of Trenton and it’s citizens. After Doctor Forrest Curtis Cox came to Trenton, he was followed by Doctor Forrest Curtis Cox the second; Doctor Paul Cox; and now Doctor […]
Several area high school bands that have performed in recent years during Trenton’s Marching Festival have entered similar competitions Saturday in Cameron. Twenty-one bands are expected in the Cameron parade which will begin at 9 o’clock Saturday morning and covers six blocks through downtown Cameron. Colorguard and drumline competitions are in the school gym. Field […]
Grundy County is accepting bids for a new ambulance. Sealed bids are due in the Grundy County Clerk’s Office in the courthouse in Trenton by the morning of November 5, 2019, at 9 o’clock. Additional information and vehicle specifications can be requested by contacting Grundy County Ambulance Director Steve Tracy at 660-359-4422.
Wright Memorial Hospital celebrated Saint Luke’s Day. The origins of the faith-based Saint Luke’s Health System began with the founding of Saint Luke’s Hospital by the Episcopal Church. The Church named the hospital after Saint Luke, author of the Gospel of Luke in the New Testament of the Bible, who was also a physician and […]
The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education has accepted a bid to replace the existing elementary school boiler with a new one. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis reports the accepted bid was from Weston Heating and Cooling, Incorporated for $14,075. Principal Amy Carlson reported that at a professional development day on October 11th, teachers shared ideas on how […]
Six sales of Show-Me-Select heifers from spring-calving herds are set for this fall with the sales extending a Missouri benefit for beef farmers. The fall auctions offer bred heifers with known development and genetics. They come from farms in the University of Missouri Extension heifer program. Six sales run from November 15 to December 15. […]
The Chillicothe City Council voted to hire a police officer during an executive session this week. Jesse Schmidt was hired for the full-time position on a vote of four to zero. City council member Denny Albertson was absent.
Earthquake drills will be held Thursday as part of the Great Central United States Shakeout. The Missouri Department of Commerce and Insurance reports nearly 500,000 Missourians will participate in the shakeout at 10:17 in the morning. The department encourages consumers to consider their plan for financial recovery if a major earthquake event occurs in Missouri. […]
The Friends of the Library will sponsor several activities in October 2019 at the Grundy County Jewett Norris Library in Trenton. Witten says the Friends of the Library will provide cookies for library patrons October 20th through 26th during regular hours to celebrate National Friends of the Library Week. Patrons can visit with library staff […]
A Marshfield, Missouri, woman has been sentenced in federal court for multiple fraud schemes totaling more than $1 million that involved Medicaid payments to her dental clinics, failing to pay over payroll taxes and collecting unemployment benefits she wasn’t entitled to receive. Pamela M. Van Drie, 59, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas […]
The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee this week discussed preparations for the Missouri Day Festival. Preparations will be similar to past years with volunteers staffing the Emergency Operations Center and assist with traffic and the parade route. Bill Brinton with Region H Hazmat brought lights for use at the festival as requested. He reported […]
A Jamesport man was sentenced in Carroll County Circuit Court this week on two felony charges of child molestation first degree, enticement of a child, and sodomy or attempted sodomy—first degree—victim less than 12 years old. An argument was heard on Nicholas Levi Reed’s motion for judgment of acquittal or for a new trial, and […]